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The first year of law school, or 1L as it’s called, is the most brutal. To make it through your first law school classes, you need grim determination and a sense of proportion. Successful survival tactics include:

  • Attending and absorbing everything during orientation

  • Making sure to balance study and leisure time

  • Finding upperclassmen to befriend for advice and outlines

  • Not letting your reading load pile up

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Rebecca Greene, JD, is a May 2003 graduate of Indiana University School of Law?Bloomington. A contributor to the American Bar Association?s Student Lawyer magazine, she also wrote for Peterson?s Law Schools.

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